Volume: 21 - Issue: 3, 12/31/21

Year: 2021


Research Article

5. Determining Environmental Factors Affecting Bird Diversity

Research Article

6. Predicting Soil Properties Using Topographic and Climatic Variables

Kastamonu University Journal of Forestry Faculty (KUOFD) is an international journal, which publishes original research and review articles dealing with Forest Engineering, Forest Industry Engineering related with forest.

Our journal publishes articles that are dealing with any aspects of forestry including;

  • Forest Management
  • Silviculture
  • Forest Botany
  • Watershed management
  • Forest Economics
  • Forest Entomology and Protection
  • Forest Growth and Yield
  • Forest Operations and Surveying
  • Forestry Policy and Administration
  • Soil Science and Ecology
  • Tree Physiology and Genetics
  • Forest Health
  • Wildlife management
  • Forest Products Chemistry and Technology
  • Forest Biology and Wood Protection Technology
  • Wood Mechanics and Technology
  • Forest Industry Machines and Business Administration

1.       The journal is a scientific and double blind peer-reviewed publication of Kastamonu University, and is published three times in a year. The articles related to Forestry, Forest Industry, Landscape Architecture and Environmental Sciences are published in the journal.

2.       The submitted papers should be original, and they must not have been previously published or under consideration for publication elsewhere.

3.     Manuscripts must be written in scholarly English. Manuscripts will not be moved through the review process if the level of English is unacceptable.

4.       Standard A4-size is preferred for papers. Manuscript should be written with double columns, and with equal column width and 0.8 cm of space between columns. Text should be justified both sides. Margins on the page should be 3-cm on each side, and 2.5-cm on top and bottom.

5.       Manuscript text, except title, should be written in Times New Roman with 11-font size and single spacing using MS Word. Title should be in Arial with 14-font size. English and Turkish abstracts and References should be written with 10-font size and single spacing.

6.       Decimals are shown by a full stop (e.g., 10.2).

7.      Manuscripts should be arranged as follows: Title- Abstract and Keywords (followed by Turkish title, Turkish abstract and keywords) – Introduction - Material and Methods – Results – Discussion – Conclusion - References. Main manuscript document MUST NOT contain Author(s) name and affiliations of author(s). All author(s) information should be entered in the system during submission.

8.         Format for the abstract can be reached using the following link http://dergipark.gov.tr/download/article-file/371579

9.   The main subtitles should be written in small letters with capitalized first letters. Subtitles should not be numbered.

10.   A space should be left above subtitles. There should not be a space between subtitles and the first paragraph. All paragraphs should be indented (0.5 cm). There should not be any space between paragraphs.

11.   All visual elements (graphs, pictures, maps, photographs etc.) should be named as “Figure”. Tables about numerical expressions should be named “Table”. Figures and tables should be numbered consecutively. Headings of figures should be replaced at the bottom of the figures, while headings of the tables should be placed on top of the tables. A space should be given after the headings. The first letter of first word of headings should be capitalized.  If the figures and tables cannot fit one column, they should be centered using “section breaks” function in MS Word. The abbreviations used for tables and figures should be written clearly in the title of the related table or figure. Only horizontal lines should be given in tables.

12.   The references must be written in APA References Style. http://www.apastyle.org/




Tek yazarlı makale/Articles with single author



Akyol, M. (2018). Raphignathus hecmatanensis (Acari: Raphignathidae) türünde görülen genital kıl sayısındaki varyasyonlar. Kastamonu Üniversitesi Orman Fakültesi Dergisi, 18(2), 121-125.



Zaimes, G. N. (2017). Utilizing new and innovative tools to mitigate surficial erosion in Mediterranean environments. Kastamonu Üniversitesi Orman Fakültesi Dergisi, 17(3), 373-382.







İki yazarlı makale/Articles with two authors



Aydın, A. & Tiryaki, S. (1994). Performans değerlendirme sistemi ile orman ürünleri endüstrisinde performans araştırması. Kastamonu Üniversitesi Orman Fakültesi Dergisi, 17(3), 394-403.





Altuner, E. M. & Çetin, B. (2011). Antimicrobial activity of Isothecium alopecuroides and potential effect of some climate elements on the activity of this bryophyte sample. Kastamonu Üniversitesi Orman Fakültesi Dergisi, 18(2), 126-137.



Üç ve daha fazla yazarlı makale/Articles three or more authors



Acar, M., Diler, H. & Erdil, Y. Z. (2009). Yuvarlak ve kare kesitli mobilya bağlantı elemanlarının eğilme direncinin karşılaştırılması. Kastamonu Üniversitesi Orman Fakültesi Dergisi, 18(2), 164-170.





Goussanou, C. A., Tente, B. A., Akouehou, G., Salako, V. K.,. Glele- Kakaï, R. L., & Sinsin, B. A. (2017). Structural and spatial patterns of Isoberlinia species in a disturbed community forest (Benin, West Africa). Kastamonu Üniversitesi Orman Fakültesi Dergisi, 17(2), 225-237.



Tek yazarlı kitap/Books with single author

Yazarın soyadı, adının baş harfi. (Yıl). Kitabın adı (Baskı Sayısı). Basım yeri: Yayınevi.

Bowlby, J. (1982). Attachment and loss: Vol. 1. Attachment (2nd ed.). New York: Basic Books.

İki veya daha çok yazarlı kitap/Book with two or more authors


Yazarın soyadı, adının baş harfi. ve Yazarın soyadı, adının baş harfi. (Yıl). Kitabın adı (Baskı sayısı). Basım yeri: Yayınevi

Young, J. E., Klosko, J. S. & Weishaar,

M. (2003). Schema therapy: A practitioners guide. New York: Guilford Publications.


Kitap bölümü/Book chapter

Yazarın soyadı, adının baş harfi. ve Yazarın soyadı, adının baş harfi. (Yıl). Kitap bölümünün adı. Kitabın adı (Baskı sayısı) içinde (Cilt, Sayfa aralığı). Basım yeri: Yayınevi.

Yıldırım, A. & Şimşek, H. (2000). Nitel araştırmaların planlanması. Sosyal bilimlerde nitel araştırma yöntemleri (2. baskı) içinde (s.49-91). Ankara: Seçkin Yayınları.


Çeviri kitap/Translated book

Yazarın soyadı, adının baş harfi. (Yıl). Kitabın adı (Baskı sayısı). (Çevirmenin adının baş harfi. Çevirmenin soyadı, Çev.) Basım yeri: Yayınevi. (Orijinal çalışma basım tarihi)

Yalom, I. D. (1998). Kısa süreli grup terapileri: İlkeler ve teknikler (N. H. Şahin, Çev.). Ankara: Türk Psikologlar Derneği Yayınları. (Orijinal çalışma basım tarihi 1983).


Editörlü kitap/Editorial Book

Birinci editörün soyadı, adının baş harfi. Ve İkinci editörün soyadı, adının baş harfi. (Ed.). (Yıl.) Kitabın adı (Baskı sayısı). Basım yeri: Yayınevi.

Savaşır, I. & Şahin, N. H. (Ed.). (1997). Bilişsel-davranışçı terapilerde değerlendirme: Sık kullanılan ölçekler. Ankara: Türk Psikologlar Derneği Yayınları.


Atıf şekli

Metin dili/Language

Metin içinde kaynak ilk defa belirtilirken/ The first time an article is cited in the text

Metin içinde aynı kaynak tekrar belirtilirken/ If an article is cited again in the text following its first citation

Tek yazarlı çalışma/Article with single author


Kara (2018) or (Kara, 2018)

Kara (2018) or (Kara, 2018)


Kara (2018) or (Kara, 2018)

Kara (2018) or (Kara, 2018)

İki yazarlı çalışma/ Article with two author


Eken and Öner (2017) or (Eken and Öner, 2017)

Eken & Öner (2017) or (Eken & Öner, 2017)


Eken and Öner (2017) or (Eken and Öner, 2017)

Eken & Öner (2017) or (Eken & Öner, 2017)

Üç, dört ve beş yazarlı çalışma/ Article with three, four and five author


Yıldız, Yapıcı, Korkmaz & Pelit (2017) or (Yıldız, Yapıcı, Korkmaz & Pelit, 2017)

Yıldız et al. (2017) or (Yıldız et al., 2017)


Mosa, Ehwaeti and Akkuzu (2017) or (Mosa, Ehwaeti & Akkuzu, 2017)

Mosa et al. (2017) or (Mosa et al., 2017)

Altı ve daha üstü yazarlı çalışma/ Article with six or more author


Özkan et al. (2018) or (Özkan et al., 2018)

Özkan et al. (2018)  or (Özkan et al., 2018)


Goussanou et al. (2017) or (Goussanou et al., 2017)

Goussanou et al. (2017) or (Goussanou et al., 2017)

Kurumlar tarafından yapılmış çalışma/Articles by institutions


Türk Psikologlar Derneği (TPD, 1997) or (Türk Psikologlar Derneği [TPD], 1997)

TPD (1997) or (TPD, 199

By submitting his/her manuscript, the Author(s) warrants that the Author has the right or has obtained authorization to enter into this Licence.
The Author warrants that the manuscript;
· has not been published before, or is not currently being considered for publication elsewhere,
· does not infringe any intellectual property right of any person and its use in accordance with this Licence will not infringe any intellectual property right of any person,
· does not contain any subject matter that contravenes any laws,
· meets ethical standards applicable to the research discipline.

Plagiarism Rules

Our journal is using iThenticate plagiarism solution and our maximum allowed score, for the manuscript in which References sections truncated, is 20%. Scores higher than 20% are not allowed and the manuscript will be returned to the authors with given the plagiarism report.

Kastamonu University Journal of Forestry Faculty is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. CC-BY-NC.

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